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H.R. 3134 (114th): Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 21, 2015 (Introduced).


I

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3134

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 21, 2015

(for herself, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Messer, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Graves of Missouri, Mr. Fleischmann, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mrs. Wagner, Mr. Olson, Mr. Bridenstine, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. Roskam, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. Harris, Mr. Jones, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mr. Rothfus, Mr. Williams, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Mooney of West Virginia, Mr. Hill, Mr. Moolenaar, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Labrador, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Schweikert, Mr. Brooks of Alabama, Ms. Jenkins of Kansas, Mr. Abraham, Mr. Smith of Missouri, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Palazzo, Mr. Wenstrup, Mrs. Walorski, Mr. Renacci, Mr. Mica, Mr. Aderholt, Mr. Chabot, Mrs. Lummis, Mr. Austin Scott of Georgia, Mr. Wittman, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Babin, Mr. Huizenga of Michigan, Mr. Carter of Georgia, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Gibbs, Mrs. Hartzler, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Kline, Mr. Benishek, Mr. Brat, Mr. Guthrie, Mr. Meadows, Mr. Blum, Mr. Bucshon, Mr. Fleming, Mr. Smith of Nebraska, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Jordan, Mr. Kelly of Mississippi, Mr. Ratcliffe, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Yoho, Mr. Rogers of Alabama, Mr. Yoder, Mr. Long, Mr. Farenthold, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Bost, Mr. Harper, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mrs. Roby, Mr. Duffy, and Mr. Flores) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To provide for a moratorium on Federal funding to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015.

2.

Moratorium on Federal funding to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc

(a)

In general

For the one-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, subject to subsection (b), no funds authorized or appropriated by Federal law may be made available for any purpose to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., or any affiliate or clinic of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., unless such entities certify that Planned Parenthood Federation of America affiliates and clinics will not perform, and will not provide any funds to any other entity that performs, an abortion during such period.

(b)

Exception

Subsection (a) shall not apply to an abortion—

(1)

if the pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest; or

(2)

in the case where a woman suffers from a physical disorder, physical injury, or physical illness that would, as certified by a physician, place the woman in danger of death unless an abortion is performed, including a life-endangering physical condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy itself.

(c)

Repayment

The Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Secretary of Agriculture shall seek repayment of any Federal assistance received by Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., or any affiliate or clinic of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., if it violates the terms of the certification required by subsection (a) during the period specified in subsection (a).